verb (used with object), nar·rat·ed, nar·rat·ing.
verb (used without object), nar·rat·ed, nar·rat·ing.
Origin of narrate
Examples from the Web for narrate
Eventually, Washington learned to narrate his way through his demons.
It is to examine, narrate and let others speak for themselves.Film Review: Documentary Explores Israeli Attitudes to the Palestinian Nakba|Lisa Goldman|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Your voice is so distinctive, and you do narrate a lot of documentaries now.Morgan Freeman Says WTF to GOP, Dishes on ‘Last Vegas,’ ‘12 Years a Slave,’ and Batfleck|Marlow Stern|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That is why I felt it was important to narrate a short documentary video produced by the Center for American Progress.Winthrop Roosevelt on the Oil Boom that Threatens His Great-Great-Grandfather’s Legacy|Winthrop Roosevelt|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Why is she willing to narrate from the perspective of a Filipina caregiver and not, say, a Palestinian?
Were I to narrate my own story, it would startle many of the Protestants of Ireland.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
The special merit of these three works is that their authors were eye-witnesses and actors in the events they narrate.The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555)|Ulrich Schmidt
And this is all that there is to narrate of the expedition to Eleusis.From the Oak to the Olive|Julia Ward Howe
The stories, however, which I have to narrate, describe his better qualities.Stories of Animal Sagacity|W.H.G. Kingston
As the anecdote will help to illustrate the relative positions of the predatory tribes of Balaclava, I will narrate it.Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands|Mary Seacole
British Dictionary definitions for narrate
Word Origin for narrate
Word Origin and History for narrate
1748, back-formation from narration or else from Latin narratus, past participle of narrare "to tell, relate, recount" (see narration). "Richardson and Johnson call it Scottish" [OED], a stigma which kept it from general use until 19c. A few mid-17c. instances are traceable to Spanish narrar. Related: Narrated; narrating.